Hall of Fame: 2012

Priscilla Fortescue

Pioneering female broadcaster in Boston, Priscilla was active in radio drama in the 1930’s, and then as interviewer and program host in the 1940s and 1950s.

Pioneering female broadcaster in Boston, Priscilla was active in radio drama in the 1930’s, and then as interviewer and program host in the 1940s and 1950s. A graduate of Wellesley College, her radio debut was in 1929 on WNAC’s “Women’s Federation Program.” She later became a member of the WNAC Players, a radio drama troupe. Later Priscilla hosted programs on WEEI [for more than two decades, beginning, including ‘Good Morning, Ladies,’ during which she interviewed local women doing interesting things, and ‘Hollywood Snapshots,’ which informed listeners of the latest movie star news. She also reported on her travel experiences .and completed her long career at WBZ in 1960s.




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